Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra
Shrub of 4-5 m high, with the bush crown and the branches with the marrow more developed than other wood species.
The leaves are opposite, with the sharp, irregular toothed tip.
The flowers, arranged in flat umbrellas, are small, with a white corolla and detach easily.
- Rutoside, essential oil, ethyl, isobutyl, sugars, mucilages, heterosides, cyanogen, vitamin C.
Flowers are used for sweat in feverish conditions, in respiratory viral infections and flu. Fruits, under different preparations, have the same recommendations as cranberry fruits.